Confederate Dead and Hospitals-GHM 107-6-Newton Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 33° 35.567 W 083° 51.361
17S E 234958 N 3720662
Quick Description: Confederate Cemetery, Conyers and Davis Sts, Covington
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/26/2009 6:13:35 PM
Waymark Code: WM6W66
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
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Long Description:
Here sleep 67 known and 8 unknown Confederate heroes, men who died of disease and wounds in the several Confederate hospitals located here. Many of those who died were reburied elsewhere.

In 1862, 1863, 1864, the Hill, Hood, Lumpkin, and Receiving Hospitals were located in Covington. Thirty new hospital buildings not yet occupied, were destroyed in Garrard´s raid, July 22- 24, 1864, as was other valuable hospital equipment. Hospitals were under the immediate supervision of Samuel H. Stout, Medical Director Army of Tennessee. More than 20,000 Confederates were treated in them
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 107-6

Date: 1956

Sponsor: GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION

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